threesome

noun
three·​some | \ ˈthrē-səm How to pronounce threesome (audio) \

Definition of threesome

1 : a group of three persons or things : trio
2 : a golf match in which one person plays his or her ball against the ball of two others playing each stroke alternately
3 : a sexual encounter involving three people

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Examples of threesome in a Sentence

the threesome has been playing music together since all three were in high school you don't see many threesomes at honeymoon resorts, but one bride had brought along her mother

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Players were sent off in threesomes off both tees—both tees, at the Masters!—in anticipation of a storm that held off just long enough. Daniel Rapaport, SI.com, "From Augusta to East Lake: 18 Parting Thoughts From the 2019 PGA Tour Season," 26 Aug. 2019 The penultimate threesome will include Scott Blair (66), Connor O’Brien (66) and Liscio. Andrew Turner, Daily Pilot, "Jim Jones has hot putter in Costa Mesa City Championship," 3 Aug. 2019 Some of the top-name threesomes scheduled to tee off Thursday, all from the first tee: Retief Goosen, Steve Stricker David Toms, 9:40 am. Branson Wright, cleveland.com, "Bridgestone Senior Players 2019: Groups, tee times, TV schedule set as Langer, Couples relish return to Firestone," 11 July 2019 The threesome, accompanied by momager Kris Jenner, attended the Business of Fashion dinner on Tuesday night at the Chinese Tuxedo in New York City. Alexia Fernandez, PEOPLE.com, "Kim Kardashian Has a Glamorous Family Night Out With Kendall, Kylie and Mom Kris Jenner," 9 May 2018 By the third season, when a threesome involving two main characters (and guest star Hilary Duff) raised eyebrows, a rep for the network noted that the median age of the show’s viewers was 27. Bethonie Butler, Washington Post, "With rampant drug use and graphic sex scenes, ‘Euphoria’ is the latest teen TV show that isn’t actually meant for teens," 17 June 2019 Amateurs who want the chance to play alongside the celebs and tour players have to pay $8,500 per person or $25,500 per threesome. Kelli Stacy, courant.com, "Stars return to Cromwell for Travelers Championship celebrity pro-am," 16 June 2019 Hamels-Hendricks-Lester is a decent threesome to launch into a critical three-game series in September. Paul Daugherty, Cincinnati.com, "Doc's Morning Line: Do the Reds have enough starting pitching to hang? We'll see.," 24 June 2019 The threesome played together on Sunday due to the threat of severe weather later in the day. Joseph Goodman | Jgoodman@al.com, nola.com, "A day at the Masters unlike any other: Tiger Woods takes his place in sports history," 15 Apr. 2019

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First Known Use of threesome

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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threesome

noun

English Language Learners Definition of threesome

: a group of three people or things

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